You Won’t Believe These Classic 1966 Corvette Ads and Trivia!

You Won’t Believe These Classic 1966 Corvette Ads and Trivia!

Corvette History, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
1966 Corvette Ads and Trivia Before we start looking at the 1966 Corvette ads let's take a look at what was happening around the world as we look at some 1966 Trivia. In 1966, Lyndon B. Johnson was the 36th United States President. Hubert H. Humphrey was Vice President. President Johnson was responsible for designing the "Great Society" legislation. This comprised of laws that upheld civil rights, Medicare, Medicaid, environmental protection, aid to education, and his attempt to help the poor in his "War on Poverty." At the same time, he intensified American involvement in the Vietnam War. Approximately 500,000 troops from the US were in Vietnam. They initiated the Draft Deferment Test. This was a way for students to convince the draft board that they would serve the nation better in the quiet of…
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1972 Corvette Advertisements: 50 Years Old

1972 Corvette Advertisements: 50 Years Old

1972 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette History, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
In the 1972 Corvette advertisements, the main theme was "Chevrolet. Building a Better way to see the U.S.A. We have three magazine ads we are looking at for the 1972 C3 Corvette. It's hard to believe it's been over 50 years since Chevrolet first released the 1972 Corvette. The '72 Corvette is in the third generation of Vettes. The C3 Corvette sports car arrived in showrooms in 1968 and had a 15-year lifecycle. Here are three ads for the 1972 Corvette that we pulled from our archives. We want your 1972 Chevrolet to be the best car you ever owned.Corvette. Everything you need is standard except the gas.Our Corvette Coupe has two removable roof panels. The 1972 Corvette left its mark on the automotive industry with its fast and fierce…
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1991 Corvette Callaway Speedster Brochure

1991 Corvette Callaway Speedster Brochure

1991 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Corvette Videos, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
Today on our Vette Vues blog post, we are looking at the 1991 Corvette Callaway Speedster Brochure. We are also taking a look at the history of the Callaway Speedster and have a walkaround video for you to enjoy. The one-and-only, record-setting 1988 Callaway Sledgehammer was up for auction recently on Bring-a-Trailer. The auction ended and on May 23, 2021, with a high bid of $500,000, but it did not meet the reserve. In researching past auctions, we learned that in 2004 at the Scottsdale Barret-Jackson auction, it sold at no reserve for $225,500.00. In 2014 at the Mecum Kissimmee auction, the high bid was $600,000 and did not sell. It's estimated value at that time was $750,000 to $1,000,000. We will keep you posted in the future as to…
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1995 Corvette Magazine Ads

1995 Corvette Magazine Ads

1995 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
We have four 1995 Corvette magazine advertisements. 1995 is in the C4 Corvette generation group which ran from 1984-1996. It was designed by Dave McLellan and Jerry Palmer. A few quick facts about the 1995 Corvette Total Production = 20,742: 15,771 Coupe, 4,971 Convertible The ZR-1's larger brakes were made standard for all models. On January 3 Chevrolet announces that the Corvette has been chosen as the official pace car of the Indianapolis 500 race. Chevrolet announces to its dealers that 522 pace car replicas would be produced, with 415 available for dealer sales. On April 28, 1995 The last ZR-1 Corvette, painted Torch Red, rolls off the assembly line. During its six-year lifetime, 6939 ZR-1 Corvettes were built. Chevrolet general manager Jim Perkins and former Corvette Chief Engineer Dave…
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1956 Corvette Advertisements: Vintage & Classic

1956 Corvette Advertisements: Vintage & Classic

1956 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
Chevrolet produced a lot of 1956 Corvette advertisements. Today on our blog we are taking a look back at some of these advertisements. We also want to share a little history of the 1956 C1 Corvette. We have included some 1956 Corvette Trivia questions for your next club get-together. 1956 had an all-new, streamlined body for the Corvette with roll-up windows. The Corvette "roadster" finally qualifies as a true "convertible." There were three engine choices now, and nearly all buyers opted for the 225 hp, dual four-barrel carbureted 265 c.i. V-8. The Corvette transmission choices were split by almost 50-50 between autos and 3-speed manual units. FIBERGLASS FACT: A rare option was the special high-lift camshaft that provided an (unofficial) output of 240 hp! Trivia Questions Here are a few…
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1991 Corvette Specifications and Brochure

1991 Corvette Specifications and Brochure

1991 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
1991 Corvette Specifications, Brochure, and Press Photos Today we are looking at some of the specifications of the 1991 Corvette followed by the brochure and some media photos. The brochure is 34 pages including the front and back covers. The C4 Corvette ran from 1984 through 1996.  1991 was the 8th year for the fourth generation Vette. Total production numbers were 20,639.  The coupes accounted for 14,967 and the convertibles accounted for 5,672.  The base sport coupe ran $32,4555 and the convertible ran $38,770.  The ZR-1 arrived in 1990.  The “King of the Hill” sold 3,032 in 1990 but in 1991 there were 2,044 that chose this option which added another $31,683 to the coupes price tag. Ten Color Choices for the 1991 Corvette WhiteSteel Blue MetallicYellowBlackTurquoise MetallicDark Red MetallicQuasar…
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1957 Corvette Magazine Ads

1957 Corvette Magazine Ads

1957 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
If you love old cars, you will love these 1957 vintage Corvette ads... Before we look at our 1957 Corvette Magazine Ads, we also want to share a little trivia.  This comes from our Vette Vues Magazine column “Rear Vues” where we feature Corvette Magazine Ads from the Ladd B. Chase Collection. In 1957, there were massive promotional campaigns from Ford Motor Company. In magazine ads, they announced “E-Day” in which a new car was going to be introduced. This would take place on September 4, 1957. 2.5 million Americans poured into dealerships around the country. “E-Day” was the debut of the 1958 model year Edsel. Enthusiasm was high! In the first year, 63,110 Edsels were sold in the United States; an additional 4,935 units were sold in Canada (to put it…
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1954 Corvette Magazine Ads and Brochures for the New C1 Sports Car

1954 Corvette Magazine Ads and Brochures for the New C1 Sports Car

1954 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
Here are some 1954 Corvette Magazine ads and a few brochures that we used to promote the new C1 Corvette. As you look at the 1954 Corvette magazine ads, some will look as if they are duplicates, but there is a slight variation on them. We have also included some brochures and even some postcards. Also, we have included some other Chevrolet Magazine Ads you might enjoy seeing. There were 3,640 Corvettes produced in 1954 which was the second year for the Chevrolet Corvette roadster. While that first group, the 1953 Corvette only produced 300 units, it was offered in only one color combination of Polo White with Sportsman Red interior. The instant commercial success of the Corvette led to demand for a more diverse color palette in which to…
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Vintage 1967 Corvette Advertisements

Vintage 1967 Corvette Advertisements

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
In Vette Vues Magazine each month we cover vintage Corvette advertisements in our Rear Vues column.  Here are some vintage 1967 Corvette ads. 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads You can find a list of Vintage Corvette advertisements here: https://vette-vues.com/join-our-blog/rear-vues-corvette-magazine-ads/ https://vette-vues.com/valuable-player-award-1967-corvette-goes-auction/ https://vette-vues.com/1967-corvette-options/ https://vette-vues.com/rare-1967-chevrolet-corvette-goes-auction/ https://vette-vues.com/1967-corvette-specifications-pdf/ https://vette-vues.com/welcome/vette-vues-magazine-history/ https://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/
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1969 Corvette Ads

1969 Corvette Ads

1969 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
Old Corvette Advertisements from 1969 In Vette Vues Magazine each month we cover vintage Corvette advertisements in our Rear Vues column.  Here are some old 1969 Corvette ads. The 1969 Corvette was the second year of the C3 generation Corvette. 1969 Corvette Ads 1969 Corvette Ads 1969 Corvette Ads 1969 Corvette Ads In this blog post, we are looking at two 1969 L88s that went to auction. We learn some interesting facts about the 1969 L88s. Check it out. In our next blog post, you might want to read, we are looking at Alan Bean’s 1969 Corvette Astrovette. We also have a 1969 Corvette brochure that you might find interesting. It was used in marketing the new C3 Corvette and gives all the specifications. Vette Vues Magazine is now in its 50th…
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